LSA Members Christine Beier and Joe Pater have been awarded grants from the NEH and NSF, respectively.


Congratulations to LSA member Vera Gribanova (Stanford University), who is the sole linguist to receive the prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship award for 2022.


The LSA regrets to announce the death of longtime member Byron W. Bender, which occured on 4 January 2020, but was not reported via LSA communications channels until this week.


We regret to report the death of longtime LSA member James W. Marchand (1926-2021). Marchand first joined the LSA in 1953 and has been a member for many years since. We share the following notice provided by his colleagues at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign:


We regret to report the death of longtime LSA member and fellow Nora England (1946-2022). England first joined the LSA in 1973 and has been a life member for many years. England was also the recipient of the LSA’s Kenneth Hale Award in 2016.


Anne Charity HudleyColleen Fitzgerald, and Cecile McKee were elected Fellows by the AAAS.


LSA fellow and life member Dan Jurafsky (Stanford University) was awarded the Atkinson Prize in Psychological a


With regret and sorrow we have to inform you about the demise of Pieter A.M. Seuren (1934-2021).


The LSA regrets to announce the passing of longtime LSA member Harriet Klein (Montclair State University and Stony Brook University).


Two bills are currently pending in Congress that would enhance and expand support for Native American Language Revitalization. This past Spring, the U.S.


The LSA has just learned of the death of Zdenek “Denny” Salzmann, which occurred earlier this Spring. Dr. Salzman was a Life Member of the LSA, having first joined in 1949.


The LSA regrets to announce the passing of Lila R.


The LSA congratulates its members on their recent elections to the Academia Europaea!


Congratulations to LSA member Emily R. Lake, a Doctoral Candidate in Linguistics at Stanford University, on the receipt of a Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship for 2021.


The LSA congratulates its members and colleagues on their recent election to two of the most prestigious academies in the United States: The National Academy of Sciences (NAS), and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAA&S). 


The LSA's Committee on Gender Equity in Linguistics (COGEL), in collaboration with SALTED (the SALT Equity & Diversity committee), have developed a guidebook for conference organizers in l

The first Experiments in Linguistic Meaning (ELM) conference will be hosted virtually by the University of Pennsylvania, September 16-18, 2020.

The Dynamic Language Infrastructure – Documenting Endangered Languages (DLI-DEL) Fellowships are offered as part of a joint, multi-year funding program of NEH and the National Science Foundation (NSF) to develop and advance scientific and scholarly knowledge concerning endangered human languages.


Please join the LSA in congratulating Maziar Toosarvandani (UC Santa Cruz), Ivy Sichel (UC Santa Cruz), and Matthew Wagers (UC Santa Cruz) on recently being awarded an NSF grant for research on rarely studied languages. 


Please join the LSA in congratulating recently elected Fellows of the British Academy, David Adger (Queen Mary University of London), Alice Harris (University of Massachusetts-Amherst), Antonella Sorace (University of Edinburgh).